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  • 6 January 2017
    Exploration & Production

    After it recently announced a deal to take the Pacific Bora drillship for its Guinea drilling, oil company Hyperdynamics on Friday said there has been a change of plan – or rather, a change of drillship. Namely, the oil firm said it has accepted a proposal from its drilling contractor, Pacific Drilling, to deploy the Pacific […]

  • 27 June 2017
    Exploration & Production, Project & Tenders

    Hyperdynamics Corporation’s subsidiary, SCS Corporation Ltd. (SCS), and South Atlantic Petroleum (SAPETRO) are proceeding with the preparation to spud the Fatala-1 well off Guinea with an estimated spud date by the end of next month.  In late May, Pacific Drilling-owned drillship Pacific Scirocco entered Guinea shelf waters. The contract for the drillship was amended, stipulating the […]

  • 25 May 2012
    Business & Finance

    Pacific Drilling S.A. announced today that French oil major Total has decided to extend the initial contract term for the Pacific Scirocco drillship from one to two years. The contract provides for further options, to be exercised at the client’s discretion, which could result in up to three additional years of contract term with an […]

  • 10 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Drilling contractor Pacific Drilling S.A. has announced that Total S.A. has elected to exercise a one-year option to extend the firm contract term for the Pacific Scirocco to January 2015.  The contract provides for a further option, to be exercised at the client’s discretion by April 7, 2014, which could result in two additional years […]

  • 6 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Hyperdynamics said it has accepted a proposal from its drilling contractor, Pacific Drilling, to deploy the Pacific Scirocco drillship in place of the Pacific Bora for its upcoming deepwater exploration well offshore the Republic of Guinea. Financial terms under the earlier contract with Pacific Drilling for the Pacific Bora are unchanged. Hyperdynamics plans to spud the Fatala-1 […]

  • 21 April 2011
    Business & Finance

    Pacific Drilling received on-time delivery of its newest drillship, the Pacific Scirocco. The Pacific Scirocco, which is scheduled to complete its final rig readiness testing over the coming month, is equipped with some of the most current technology including dual activity drilling capabilities and 12,000 feet water depth drilling capacity. CEO Chris Beckett stated, “We […]

  • 21 April 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

      Pacific Drilling received on-time delivery of its newest drillship, the Pacific Scirocco. The Pacific Scirocco, which is scheduled to complete its final rig readiness testing over the coming month, is equipped with some of the most current technology including dual activity drilling capabilities and 12,000 feet water depth drilling capacity. CEO Chris Beckett stated, […]

  • 25 May 2012
    Business & Finance

    Pacific Drilling S.A. announced yesterday that a subsidiary of Total S.A. has elected to extend the initial contract term for the Pacific Scirocco from one to two years. The contract provides for further options, to be exercised at the client’s discretion, which could result in up to three additional years of contract term with an […]

  • 1 February 2012
    Business & Finance

    Pacific Drilling, a growing offshore drilling company that provides global drilling services to the oil and natural gas industry through the use of ultra-deepwater drillships announced today that the Pacific Scirocco drillship commenced operations offshore Nigeria on December 31, 2011. The drillship is contracted for an initial one-year term to a subsidiary of a French […]

  • 21 April 2011

      Pacific Drilling received on-time delivery of its newest drillship, the Pacific Scirocco. The Pacific Scirocco, which is scheduled to complete its final rig readiness testing over the coming month, is equipped with some of the most current technology including dual activity drilling capabilities and 12,000 feet water depth drilling capacity. CEO Chris Beckett stated, […]

  • 10 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Pacific Drilling S.A. announced yesterday that a subsidiary of Total S.A. has elected to exercise a one-year option to extend the firm contract term for the Pacific Scirocco to January 2015. The contract provides for a further option, to be exercised at the client’s discretion by April 7, 2014, which could result in two additional […]

  • 15 September 2017

    Following last week’s disappointing results from the Fatala-1 well offshore Guinea, Hyperdynamics has provided a further update after an analysis of the logs. In its statement on Friday, Hyperdynamics’ CEO Ray Leonard said the immediate focus in the previous week was a review of the Fatala-1 well log results from the targeted 75-meter-thick main channel, “which unfortunately […]

  • 10 April 2013
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Pacific Drilling S.A. announced that a subsidiary of Total S.A. has elected to exercise a one-year option to extend the firm contract term for the Pacific Scirocco to January 2015. The contract provides for a further option, to be exercised at the client’s discretion by April 7, 2014, which could result in two additional years […]

  • 1 February 2012
    Business & Finance

    Pacific Drilling S.A. announced today that its ultra-deepwater drillship the Pacific Scirocco commenced operations in Nigeria on December 31, 2011. The drillship is contracted for an initial one-year term to a subsidiary of Total S.A. The contract further provides for options, to be exercised at the client’s discretion, which could result in up to four […]

  • 24 May 2017
    Exploration & Production

    Pacific Drilling-owned drillship Pacific Scirocco has entered Guinea shelf waters and is starting drilling operations for the independent exploration company Hyperdynamics. Worth noting, by the start of drilling operations, Hyperdynamics does not mean the actual spudding, but the drillship preparations in general. According to Hyperdynamics’ statement on Wednesday, the drillship entered the waters on Sunday, May 21. […]

  • 2 August 2017

    After months of preparations, Hyperdynamics is finally set to spud the Fatala-1 exploration well in its concession offshore Guinea. The oil company has informed that the Pacific Scirocco deep water drillship has reached its target drilling location 165 kilometers offshore the Republic of Guinea in Northwest Africa and is making final preparations to spud the Fatala-1 well later this week. The […]

  • 12 July 2011
    Business & Finance

      Pacific Drilling S.A. announced that a Letter of Award from Total E&P Nigeria Limited has been converted to a definitive contract for the Pacific Scirocco following the necessary approvals from authorities. The minimum duration of the contract is for an initial one-year term, with contract commencement expected during the third quarter of 2011. The […]

  • 12 July 2011
    Business & Finance

    Pacific Drilling S.A. announced  that a Letter of Award from Total E&P Nigeria Limited has been converted to a definitive contract for the Pacific Scirocco following the necessary approvals from authorities. The minimum duration of the contract is for an initial one-year term, with contract commencement expected during the third quarter of 2011. The contract provides […]

  • 18 September 2017

    Cash-strapped Pacific Drilling has reportedly found work for its Pacific Santa Ana drillship which has been out of work since January. The driller, recently suspended from trading in New York for not fulfilling the required trading conditions, has, according to VesselsValue found employment for its previously stacked drillship Pacific Santa Ana. According to VesselsValue, the […]

  • 23 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    Pacific Drilling S.A. today provided an update on the status of its ultra-deepwater drillships.  The Pacific Bora commenced its three year contract with a wholly owned Chevron subsidiary on August 26, 2011, and continues to operate in the Agbami Field in Nigeria. The rig has reached performance levels in line with industry expectations. In addition, […]

  • 3 May 2011
    Business & Finance

    Pacific Drilling S.A.  announced that their latest generation drillship, the Pacific Scirocco, has received a Letter of Award from Total E&P Nigeria Limited, subject to completion of formalities with relevant government agencies in the near future, to perform exploration and development work in Nigeria. The minimum duration of the award is for a one-year initial […]

  • 18 January 2011
    Business & Finance

    Pacific Drilling  announces that the Pacific Bora has been contracted to Star Deep Water Petroleum Limited, a wholly owned Chevron subsidiary to work on the continued development of the Agbami Field in Nigeria. Total revenue from the contract is expected to be approximately $586million over the initial three year term. The rig is expected to […]